Young boys in Muslim families have such a period in their lives when they wear girl's dresses. It means they have just undergone the circumcision rite. Of course other children do not lose a chance to make fun of them,
but all these physical and moral sufferings are soon rewarded with a stack of bills. We want you to see now how they arrange one of the most important rites in life of every Muslim - circumcision.
Not far from Samarkand (Uzbekistan) there is a village where one local man started his own business of paper production using an old technology. It could help him to earn and could be interesting for tourists. The old
technology needed some restoration. It was invented by the Chinese long long ago. The paper made this way is called Samarkand silk paper today. But everything turned out to be not so complicated.
Gas masks are often seen as attributes of some plants or shelters. They are purchased by a city or a company in accordance with regulations of civil defence and safety measures in emergency situations. But where do they come from? From
plants where they are produced, of course. The USSR has such plants almost in every region, but today most of them do not function anymore. One of the abandoned places where gas masks were produced is on the photos below.